How to travel from Dehradun to Sankri

Sankri Main Market

How to Travel from Dehradun to Sankri

Sankri serves as the base for many treks in Uttarakhand.  Dehradun to Sankri is around 180Kms and Dehradun To Sankri route passes through Mussoorie, Naugaon, Purola, Mori, Netwar and then Sankri in Govind Pashu National Park.

Best Transport for Dehradun to Sankri

By Public Bus

There are two alternatives to reach Sankri, Public buses or Shared Jeeps.

There are only two direct buses from Dhradun to Sankri. They start early morning for Sankri at 5 am and 7 am. Cost is around INR 300. Buses leave from opposite the Grand Hotel near the Railway station. The bus takes 10-11 hours. There are also government buses till Purola and from there one has to change to shared Jeeps.

Shared Cab/Jeep

There are shared cab also available which around 8 AM from the taxi stand opposite to Grand Hotel near Prince Chowk. Ticket cost is around Rs 600.

Private Taxi

A Sumo/Max can also be arranged at a cost of around INR 6000.

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Alternatives for Dehradun to Sankri

On the other hand you can take an transport to Purola which begins at 6:00 a.m and after that proceed from that point by jumping jeeps. Purola to Mori and after that Mori to Netwar and afterward Netwar to Sankri. This is a bit painful.The transports are at sporadic interims, so you must be exceptionally cautious about your timetable so that you don’t miss the craved transport. It might take around 10 hours to achieve Sankri in transport, and might cost approx Rs. 1000